Name :

RUTHVEN, William

Case : ON-MM-1994-02-01644

Summary


Date Of Disappearance : February 24, 1994
Location Of Disappearance : Hamilton, Ontario
Age At Disappearance : 88 years
Height (estimate) : 173 cm (5’8”)
Weight (estimate) : 70 kg (155 lbs)
Hair Colour : Brown – described as dark brown
Eye Colour : Unknown
Gender : Male
Race : Caucasian
Aliases : Unknown

Details


Dental Information : Unknown
Medical Information : Unknown
Notable Identifiers :

Build – medium

Clothing/Jewelry : Unknown
Other Personal Items :

Airplane – single engine Piper Cherokee 140 airplane, call sign #CGX GC

Additional Information :

At the time of his disappearance, William was piloting a rented airplane to take aerial photographs.  He left Mount Hope’s radar at 10:12 a.m while located 6 km (3.7 miles) from the Skyway Bridge in Burlington.  He was to land in Brampton.

At 1:45 p.m., William made radio contact advising that something had struck his plane.  As a result he could not read his instruments.  This was the last communication received from William.  Neither his plane nor William have been located since.

Contact :

Hamilton Police Servce – 905-546-3836
Additional Details and Contacts

Case Reference : HPS 94-514810
Source Links :

Hamilton Police Service

Last Modified : July 11, 2019